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The Nude Bomb (1980)

PG | | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 9 May 1980 (USA)
Maxwell Smart is recalled to duty to help fight a villian who threatens to detonate a weapon that destroys clothing.

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An unknown terrorist has developed a new type of bomb that will destroy clothing, but leave people unharmed. Agent Maxwell Smart (this time without 99 or Hymie) is taken out of retirement and sent back into the field to track down who this madman is and put a stop to his plans. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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9 May 1980 (USA)  »

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The Return of Maxwell Smart  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Quite a number of actors who appeared in the original Get Smart (1965) TV series did not appear in this movie even though many were still alive. Some of them appeared in later 'Get Smart' movies such as Agent 99 Barbara Feldon in Get Smart, Again! (1989) and Siegfried Bernie Kopell in Get Smart (2008). See more »

Goofs

When Mr. Seigle is being pushed in to the emergency room, the stretcher hits a series of doors. Right after passing the elevators the camera goes in closer to Mr. Seigle and the door on the left has a broken window, but when the camera pulls back, the window is unbroken. It is the next set of doors that has the broken window. See more »

Quotes

Agent 22: [referring to Jonathan Levinson Seigle] We have to ask him some questions.
Doctor: He can't talk.
Maxwell Smart: Can he type?
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are based on Don Adams/Maxwell Smart's catch phrase "Would you believe...?" The words literally form the backdrop of the action; at one point "Would you believe a movie called 'The Nude Bomb' could receive a PG rating?" appears; and after Max inadvertently blows up the bad guy, the words "Would you believe a helluva explosion?" appear on screen. See more »

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Spoofs Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

You're Always There
Sung by Merry Clayton
Lyrics by Don Black
Music by Lalo Schifrin
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More bawdy spy spoof than true Get Smart
6 August 1999 | by (Rochester, NY) – See all my reviews

Okay, I was 11 when I first saw The Nude Bomb -- it was on HBO, I taped it and watched it over and over and over and over again. A huge fan of Get Smart, yes, I was disappointed Don Adams was the only original from the series. But I do remember enjoying the film's opening - a spoof of the Bond-films, with women fawning over Smart as a hokey ballad played over the credits. And of course, Sylvia Kristel ... need I say more.


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